xenogamous etymology

English word xenogamous comes from English xeno-, English -gamous

Detailed word origin of xenogamous

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
xeno- English (eng) From a foreign place, as in xenolith. Having to do with foreigners, as in xenophilia, or more commonly, xenophobia.. Relating to strangers or strangeness, as in xenodochy or xenomenia.
-gamous English (eng) Having the specified form of reproduction, or reproductive organs.. Having the specified number or form of marriage.
xenogamous English (eng) (botany) Exhibiting or relating to xenogamy.

Words with the same origin as xenogamous

Descendants of xeno-
psammoxenic xenoandrogenic xenoanthropology xenochemistry xenoclast xenocrystal xenocytology xenodiagnostic xenoencyclopedia xenoestrogenic xenoestrogenicity xenofiction xenofree xenogeography xenogeology xenography xenohormone xenolinguistic xenomorphous xenophagy xenopsychiatry xenosiderophore xenotransplant xenotransplantable xenotropic
Descendants of -gamous
agamous allogamous amphigamous anemogamous anisogamous autogamous bigamous bureaugamous cryptogamous endogamous hemigamous heterogamous hologamous homogamous hydrogamous hypergamous monogamous oogamous orthogamous polygamous pseudogamous trigamous